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Verdese

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 042

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958 from Italy. Fruits have firm, fine, creamy white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Verdese
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register